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In Mental Health Care, Are We Treating the Symptom But Not the Cause?

New America Media quotes CJCJ's Nisha Ajmani on the ineffectiveness of mental health treatment for youth in detention for whom detention is often re-traumatizing. 

CJCJ in the news: Young and Locked Up in Silicon Valley

The Santa Clara County district attorney has made a habit of charging 14-,15- and 16-year-olds as adults. Why? 

CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program keeps youth in juvenile court

When a prosecutor wants to try a youth as an adult, defense attorneys reach out to Nisha Ajmani, program manager for CJCJ’s Sentencing Service Program (SSP), to keep that youth in the juvenile justice system.

CJCJ in the news: Probation Reports: What we can learn from the 'most important' documents in the criminal justice system

The North Coast Journal explores the importance about pre-sentence investigation reports.  Execuvite Director, Daniel Macallair, discusses this in detail in the article.

Announcing the release of the Juvenile Placement Manual 2012

Attention youth advocates, probation officers, public defenders, and county placement agencies:     CJCJ's Sentencing Service Program is pleased to announce the release of the 2012 edition of the Juvenile Placement Manual. The manual is a result of 27 years of effort by Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice staff to develop the best juvenile disposition options available.  The manual contains updated and expanded information about approximately 150 residential placement options for juvenile…

2008/09 Juvenile Placement Manual released
CJCJ's Sentencing Service Program releases the 2008/09 Juvenile Placement Manual The Sentencing Service Program first released its Juvenile Placement Manual in 2002 to assist individuals in the important task of determining an appropriate placement for juvenile offenders.  The manual proved itself to be a valuable tool for defense counsel, prosecutors and probation as it contained information about juvenile placement options throughout California and the nation.  After five years of…
CJCJ's Sentencing Service Program Releases Juvenile Placement Manual
CJCJ's Sentencing Service Program Releases Juvenile Placement Manual
The History of the Presentence Investigation Report, published in The Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice

The History of the Presentence Investigation Report, published in The Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice

Disposition Case Advocacy in San Francisco's Juvenile Justice System
Disposition Case Advocacy in San Francisco's Juvenile Justice System

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